Canadiens-Bruins: Montreal Snaps Three-Game Losing Streak

December 17th, 2010 by Francois Gendron Leave a reply »
The Montreal Canadiens bounced back from their deceiving 3-5 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers with a solid performance at the Bell Centre yesterday.

The Canadiens played well enough to collect a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins, a solid rival who was only two points behind Montreal in the standings before the game.

Michael Cammalleri opened the score early into the game when the referee awarded him a penalty shot. A first goal into these conditions for Cammalleri in career.

Still into the first period, Maxim Lapierre scored his fifth goal of the season when his shot went off the post before hitting goaltender Tim Thomas in the back to finally trickle into the net. Blake Wheeler pulled the Bruins within a goal but Max Pacioretty answered right back with his first goal of the season, making it 3-1 in favor of Montreal.

Boston refused to let go and during the second period, Marc Savard put one past goaltender Carey Price to make it a one goal game once again. But Brian Gionta added another goal for Montreal when he tipped Pacioretty's shot, beating Tim Thomas for a fourth time.

The Bruins did score once more, this time during the third frame, but i ...

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